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ret·i·nol

 (rĕt′n-ôl′, -ōl′, -ŏl′)
n.
See vitamin A1.
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retinol

(ˈrɛtɪˌnɒl)
n
1. (Elements & Compounds) another name for vitamin A2
2. (Elements & Compounds) another name for rosin oil
[C19: from Greek rhētinē resin + -ol1]
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vitamin A


n.
a yellow, fat-soluble terpene alcohol, C20H30O, obtained from carotene and occurring in green and yellow vegetables, egg yolk, etc.: essential to the protection of epithelial tissue and the prevention of night blindness. Also called vitamin A1, retinol.
[1920–25]

vitamin A2


n.
a yellow oil, C20H28O, similar to vitamin A, obtained from fish liver.
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ret·i·nol

(rĕt′n-ôl′)
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Noun1.retinol - an unsaturated alcohol that occurs in marine fish-liver oils and is synthesized biologically from caroteneretinol - an unsaturated alcohol that occurs in marine fish-liver oils and is synthesized biologically from carotene
antiophthalmic factor, axerophthol, vitamin A, A - any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
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rétinol

ret·i·nol

n. retinol, vitamina A1.
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retinol

n retinol m
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The cellular retinol-binding proteins (CRBPs) are members of the intracellular lipid-binding protein (iLBP) multigene family.
In both groups B and C, prealbumin and retinol-binding proteins were increased compared to group A.
Study on the mechanism of interference of 3,4,3',4'-tetrachlorobiphenyl with the plasma retinol-binding proteins in rodents.